Walter Driskill

Walter Scott Driskill (September 20, 1913 – July 25, 1998) was a professional football coach for the Baltimore Colts of the All-America Football Conference in 1949. He was also the creator and owner of Dribeck Importers Inc., the North American importer of Beck's beer.

Walter Driskill
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Born:(1913-09-20)September 20, 1913
Died:July 25, 1998(1998-07-25) (aged 84)
Delray Beach, California
Career information
CollegeColorado
Career history
As coach
1949Baltimore Colts
As athletic director
1947–1948Maryland
Career stats

Driskill earned his bachelor's in history from the University of Colorado in 1936 and his master's in history in 1940. He also played football for the school from 1931 until 1935, where he lettered three times as a tackle and was a teammate of Byron "Whizzer" White.

In 2009, Driskill's estate donated $750,000 to the University of Colorado's history department.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "CU history department to get boost from German beer importer". dailycamera.com.